Colonial architecture of the CBD: Guided walk and talk

Join this guided walk to learn more about some of Auckland's early colonial buildings, from Fort Street up to Old Government House.

On the way, learn about some of the influencers of the time, including Walter Lippincott, Sir George Grey and Logan Campbell.

You will learn about the original landscape, and the location of some of the earliest buildings including Logan Campbell's Acacia Cottage.

From Vulcan Lane, walk up Shortland St to the university grounds, visiting Old Government House where George Grey worked during a term as governor.

Discover the contribution of Walter Lippincott to the city's architectural heritage, before walking down Victoria St East and Queen St, interpreting the cityscape and public spaces, to finish at Britomart.

To book, contact Ann Cave on 09 521 9623 or at comed@selwyn.school.nz

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Last updated: 11 June 2019